We found 4 providers matching gynecologic surgery and who accept Health Net HMO near Pomona, CA.

Dr. Alberto A Mendivil, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1910 Royalty Drive
Pomona, CA
 

Dr. Alberto Mendivil specializes in gynecologic oncology and practices in Pomona, CA, Orange, CA, and Newport Beach, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Mendivil include robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Mendivil's professional affiliations include Greater Newport Physicians (GNP) and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Mouhanad Mark Alwan, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
440 N Mountain Avenue; Suite 110
Upland, CA
 

Dr. Mouhanad Alwan is a general OB/GYN in Upland, CA and Rancho Cucamonga, CA. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Dr. Alwan has a special interest in robotic surgery, gynecologic surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. He graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Alwan trained at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Dr. Alwan's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Duong Thieu Phung, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1226 N Park Avenue
Pomona, CA
 

Dr. Duong Phung, who practices in Chino, CA and Pomona, CA, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. Dr. Phung attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield for residency. His areas of expertise consist of robotic surgery and gynecologic surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Phung a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Phung (or staff) is conversant in Vietnamese, Thai, and Cantonese. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Francisco Jose Cuellar, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
160 E Artesia Street; Suite 150
Pomona, CA
 

Dr. Francisco Cuellar's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. He is especially interested in robotic surgery and gynecologic surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cuellar accepts. Dr. Cuellar trained at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science for his residency. Dr. Cuellar is conversant in Spanish. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

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What is Gynecologic Surgery?

Gynecologic surgery is surgery performed on a woman’s pelvic region. It is usually performed by an OB/GYN and can involve the bladder, rectum, or reproductive organs. Surgery in this area may be performed for many reasons, but the most common procedures include:
  • Hysterectomy
  • Fibroid removal
  • Treatment of endometriosis or other heavy bleeding
  • Cancer treatment, including cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancers
  • Removal of ovarian cysts
  • Infertility treatment
  • Treatment for incontinence
  • Sterilization or ‘tube-tying’
  • Surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
  • Repair of vaginal tears

More and more, gynecologic surgery is moving towards the use of minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery uses several small incisions and tiny tools and scopes to perform the operation, rather than one large opening. While it is not appropriate in every case, minimally invasive surgery can lead to less scarring, less blood loss, faster recovery, and a lower chance for infection. Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery may be performed with a laparoscope, a thin tube with a camera on the end that allows the surgeon to see inside the body. It may also be performed robotically, using even smaller tools and cameras that a surgeon controls from a computer. Robotic surgery allows even better vision, precision, and control than laparoscopic surgery.

Over the course of a lifetime, many women need pelvic surgery to stay healthy. Qualified gynecologic surgeons will have the right tools at their disposal to provide care with a minimum of discomfort.